GT on Stickbait

GT on Stickbait

Went out to the reef today using stickbaits.  Got this GT on the shallow stuff, they were swarming everywhere for a couple minutes then disappeared.  Ended up getting wiped out by a bigger one a bit later that took the stickbait home.  $60 lure ouch!

steve


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Ouch alright! But nice fish

Tue, 2007-09-11 16:31

Ouch alright! But nice fish regardless mate and the double pin treble trick usally does the job!lol. seeesh mate your getting into some great fish latley.

Keep it tight, reeeeeeel tight!

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there kickass luers with

Tue, 2007-09-11 17:57

there kickass luers,they dun scratch up as much, look like solid lures , got some kickass coating on em, on a kickass note thats a aws size treva

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Shallow Country

Tue, 2007-09-11 18:36

Looks like you dragged that fish out of some fairly shallow water Steve. Congratulations on a nice capture.

Regarding the lure, well, better to have loved and lost than never loved at all!

John

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:)

Wed, 2007-09-12 18:30

The fishwrecked attire never fails to produce, still looking for a bus that size up here in Exmouth.

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Good to hear you've been

Wed, 2007-09-12 18:40

Good to hear you've been trying Ads, go for a flick down at the Navy Pier.

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Thanks guys, but that fish

Wed, 2007-09-12 18:56

Thanks guys, but that fish was a tiddler compared to "the ones that got away".  I was just a bit under-prepared in the shallow water (about one metre). 
Fishyink, those lures are built tough, but the finish gets knocked around pretty quickly after a few red bass, long toms, trout and trevally.  Same as any wooden lure I suppose, they don't like teeth.  That one had plenty of paint missing when I lost it. 

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